SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.
When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest rocket in the world. Only NASA's Saturn V, which sent Americans to the moon, has ever generated more power.
The Falcon 9 rocket sits in SpaceX's hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, preparing to launch the company's Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. Launch is scheduled for a. EDT on Sunday, March